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Exploring Ideas through Books

Exploring Graphic Novels

The genre of graphic novels has flourished in recent years. The four highly acclaimed works in this series—three memoirs and one work of historical fiction Berlin—highlight the literary value and artistic merit in this growing medium.

Books in this Series

  • Alison Bechdel, Fun Home
  • Jason Lutes, Berlin, City of Stone
  • Roz Chast, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
  • Marjane Satrapi, Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

Available Facilitators

Image: Panel from “Cartoonist’s Introduction” by Alison Bechdel

How to Book this Series

Please browse the list of available facilitators above. Then contact your chosen facilitator to discuss the timing and other details of the series. Finally, select the “Book this Series” button and fill out our online Reading & Discussion Request Form.


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